By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – The pilot of a small plane who ran out of fuel made an emergency landing on I-10 in the state’s panhandle.

No one was injured when the plane landed on the highway’s shoulder around 7:30 p.m. Sunday outside of Milton, which is near Pensacola.

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Witnesses told troopers that the plane was circling just before landing on the interstate. He is making his own arrangements to remove the plane, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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“It’s not every day we respond to an airplane on the interstate!” troopers said in the email.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board were notified.

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CBSMiami.com Team